John W Rogers

Male17 December 1839–12 March 1904

Brief Life History of John W

When John W Rogers was born on 17 December 1839, in Indiana, United States, his father, Zorababel Rogers III, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Moss, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Amanda Huntzinger. He lived in Stony Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 12 March 1904, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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John W Rogers
Amanda Huntzinger
Hester M Rogers

Sources (7)

  • John Rodgers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
  • Jno Rogers, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"

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World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 12

Historic Boundaries 1851: Madison, Indiana, United States


Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Roger , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí (see Rorie ).

History: Thomas Rogers (c. 1587–1621), born in London, England, was among the Pilgrim Fathers who sailed on the Mayflower in 1620. He died during the first winter at Plymouth Colony, but his son Joseph survived and married, and was later joined in MA by his brother John. This name was subsequently brought to North America independently by many different bearers.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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